SATKHIRA: An upazila jamaat leader was injured in a "gunfight" with police in Kolaroa upazila of the district early Saturday.
The victim is identified as Shamsul Islam Bulbul, 32, son of Ataur Rahman of Gajla village in the upazila and secretary of upazila Jamaat’s Sramik Kalyan Federation.
Earlier, he was Shibir president of the upazila.
Rashid Karim, officer-in-charge of Kolaroa thana, said the Jamaat-Shibir activists attacked on police when Shamsul was being brought to the thana after arrest at 1:30am on Friday.
At one stage the law enforcers also fired back, leaving Shamsul injured.
He was admitted to Sadar hospital.
Jamaat’s upazila ameer Moulana Osman Gani deeply condemned and protested the incident.